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[movies]Wire - Michael Collier
[1969]. Item is a short independent film filmed, directed and edited by Michael Collier. The three actors are: Dennis MacDonald, Gary Killeen and Dave Ponsart. Film depicts three men who find some insulated wire in the ocean [at wreck beach], drag it into a pile, hitchhike to downtown Vancouver, and then travel around downtown dragging the wire on the sidewalk behind them. Eventually the wire is left to one man who drags it on his own for a while until he leaves it in the car of a man from whom ...
Keywords: Men; Coasts; Beaches; Vehicles; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.)
Downloads: 37
[movies]Mr. Patton at Golf - Shaughnessy - not much good - missed the put - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a game of golf at the Shaughnessy Golf Club. 1928. Item # MI-141
Keywords: Golfing; Golf courses; Men
Downloads: 43
[movies]Vancouver low cost street program - Produced by G.H. Lawson for Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department. Cinematographer: E.A. West and A.J. Ingram; graphics: A.G. Twist, D.G.G. McNaughton, and L.O. Wilson; presentation prepared by: W.H. Curtis.
Item is an educational film documenting Vancouver's low cost street program to improve the amenity of urban areas. Film documents the before and after shots of city streets that had been improved. Film was used for a presentation about the program. 1971. Item # MI-27
Keywords: Road construction; Streets
Downloads: 32
[movies]Farm winter
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana and Barbara Spencer pulling their brother John Fife on a sled in the snow at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film also shows children ice skating. 1932. Item # MI-57
Keywords: Children; Sleighs and sleds; Snow
Downloads: 42
[movies]PXR orig[inal] roll 1, M. Collier - Michael Collier
[197-]. Item is a home movie. Footage includes shots of the Lion's Gate Bridge, a dog on a beach, ducks, a parking lot, a sailboat filmed from the shore, seagulls, a light fixture, and ocean waves. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-572
Keywords: Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.); Dogs; Coasts; Animals
Downloads: 16
[movies]April Point [and] Peggy fishing
Item is an amateur film documenting people, including Victor Vance Spencer and Peggy Airth fishing. [1950?]. Item # MI-84
Keywords: Fishing
Downloads: 32
[movies]Peggy + baby + house + garden - Victor Vance Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting 2995 Roseberry Ave, West Vancouver, the home and garden of Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer. Film documents a baby, likely Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's daughter Janice Elvin, born 10 March 1952. 1952. Item # MI-89
Keywords: Infants; Gardens--Household
Downloads: 30
[movies]Mixture of Earls Court [i.e. Earlscourt]
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents children in the swimming pool and a picnic. Film also shows ice skating, John Fife and Victor Vance sledding, and a snowball fight. 1933. Item # MI-59
Keywords: Children; Snow; Skating; ice
Downloads: 23
[movies]Our trip on the Deerleap - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting a yacht, likely the Deerleap, Col, Victor Spencer's yacht. Film documents people in rowboats, and a seaplane taking off and landing in Coal Harbour. Film includes footage of Elizabeth Ann Spencer. Accompanying note reads, "Deerleap trip July 1936 good". Jul. 1936. Item # MI-73
Keywords: Boats and ships; Airplanes
Downloads: 21
[movies]Everyone in pool (Lytton) [and] football game
Item is an amateur film documenting Barbara, Diana, Elizabeth Ann, and possibly John Fife Spencer swimming and diving in the pool at Earlscourt, and includes footage of a football game. [1937?]. Item # MI-77
Keywords: Families; Swimming; Football
Downloads: 54
[movies]P6 gag reel and misc[ellaneous] home movies - Michael Collier
[197-]. Item is a home movie with some behind-the-scenes shots taken on Collier's worksites. Includes some footage used in the industrial film, "Winter Survival." Includes footage of two people playing tennis, men goofing around, people gardening, two girls running, Collier combing his hair. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-584
Keywords: Gardens and gardening; Children; Men; Women; Hiking; Boats and boating; Coasts; Snow; Tennis; Domestic animals; Log cabins
Downloads: 26
[movies][Christmas and] Coronado 1956 [and] spring and summer at home
Item is an amateur film documenting a trip to Coronado, California. Film documents people on a beach, a zoo (likely the San Diego Zoo), golfing, swimming, boating, and the Hotel del Coronado. Film also documents Victoria, B.C. harbour and the British Columbia Parliament Building. 1956. Item # MI-92
Keywords: Boats and boating; Zoo animals; Swimming
Downloads: 68
[movies]Barbara's wedding [and other events]
Item is an amateur film documenting various family events, including the wedding of Barbara Spencer to Laurence Norman Bruce in Kelowna, B.C. 28 April 1961. Other events include waterskiing, a helicopter ride over the Lion's Gate Bridge, fishing, and another wedding. [28 Apr. 1961]-[1964?]. Item # MI-96
Keywords: Weddings; Families; Family recreation
Downloads: 67
[movies]Lytton cutting wood
Item is an amateur film documenting mountains, fallen trees, members of the Spencer family in a boat, and children hitting a tree stump with a sledgehammer. [1931?]. Item # MI-55
Keywords: Children
Downloads: 65
[movies][Holiday]
Item is an amateur film documenting members of the Spencer family on vacation, possibly in Hawaii. Film documents a Polynesian band and dancers, outdoor cooking, eating, and individuals receiving flower leis. Film includes footage of Colonel Victor and possibly Isabell Louise Spencer. [1933?]. Item # MI-60
Keywords: Bands; Dancing; Dinners and dining
Downloads: 51
[movies]Easter 1935 Earls' Court [and] baby and Trudie - Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude, Trudean, and Elizabeth Ann Spencer in the yard at Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. [1935?]. Item # MI-68
Keywords: Families
Downloads: 27
[movies]Vencedor at Bellingham, July 1/31 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a party on the Hamber yacht Vencedor. The film shows footage of people dancing on accordion music. A young woman dancing alone and with Mrs. E. W. Hamber is displayed throughout. 1931. Item # MI-143
Keywords: Crowds; Yachts; Parties; Dancing; Musical instruments; Music
Downloads: 37
[movies]1a - Wager set - workprint (McCabe and Mrs. Miller) 1970 - M.[Michael] Collier - Michael Collier
1970. Item is footage taken on the set of "McCabe and Mrs. Miller." Includes scenes of the bucket brigade, the film crew working and cameras, and the movie set. Fire scenes by 'Flash' Collier. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-587
Keywords: Snow; Fires; Actors; Film industry; Photographic apparatus and supplies
Downloads: 16
[movies]John and Victor at Jericho [and] Home Oil picnic
Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and John Fife Spencer playing in the surf at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Film also documents a gathering of children and adults in an open field in a wooded area. [1931?]. Item # MI-53
Keywords: Children; Beaches
Downloads: 38
[movies]Mrs. Spencer [United Kingdom vacation]
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer with daughters Barbara, Diana, Trudean (?), and other girls, visiting Cornwall, London, and other locations in England. Film documents the group visiting the seashore, and landmarks including the Keigwin Arms in Mousehole and several churches. [1930?]. Item # MI-47
Keywords: Girls; Automobiles; Churches; Boats and ships
Downloads: 51
[movies]The Curse of the Lost Mine - tape 315 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the lost gold mine." Includes scenes of men with packs being taken by helicopter to a mountain area and left there. Scenes of three people [including Dick Hamilton who is involved in both ... »the 1970s and 1990s efforts to make this film] hiking through beautiful nature areas and setting up camp. The men look at a map together, cook food, explore a cave, and spend some time hiking on a glacier and exploring formati...
Downloads: 16
[movies]Alaskan Scenery and the Chinese Exhibit at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee
Item is a film documenting a Chinese performance at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee celebration that includes a theatrical stage show, a trapeze artist, and moving images of the Chinese Arch erected at Pender Street near Carrall Street. There are also images of an unknown beach. This section is preceded by the title frame: Chinese Exhibit Golden Jubilee at Vancouver, B.C.. Film also includes footage taken from a passanger ship moving up the Alaskan coast...
Keywords: Boats and ships; Chinatown (Vancouver; B.C.); Chinese in Canada; Coast ranges; Cityscapes; Celebrations; Open-air theatres; Jubilee celebrations; Entertainers; Vancouver (B.C.)
Downloads: 69
[movies]Earls' Court Easter - Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer and her children John Fife and Elizabeth Ann playing with chicks and chickens at Earlscourt in Lytton, B.C. [1935?]. Item # MI-69
Keywords: Children; Chickens
Downloads: 34
[movies]Misc. shots, original, EF and ECO M. Collier - Michael Collier
[197-]. Item is a home movie. Footage consists of disjointed clips. Includes a short scene that looks to be from "Water Colours," a cat looking at a light bulb, a sped up drive through Stanley Park, a float plane, people at a beach, and a woman. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-573
Keywords: Cats; Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.); Women; Men; Airplanes; Bridges
Downloads: 30
[movies][Children at Earlscourt] - Shot by Victor Vance Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting children swimming in the pool at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C., and Margaret Airth (Peggy) in a small pool with a young child. [1950?]. Item # MI-83
Keywords: Children; Swimming
Downloads: 66
[movies]Dolly Varden Mine 1
Item is an amateur film documenting a picnic and children at a playground. [1928?]. Item # MI-38
Keywords: Picnics; Children; Playgrounds
Downloads: 44
[movies]Mrs. Spencer school
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer visiting a girls' school, likely Branksome Hall in Toronto. Film documents Gertrude Spencer socializing with groups of students, as well as students engaging in various activities, including tennis and horseback riding. Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer's daughters attended Branksome Hall. [1930?]. Item # MI-51
Keywords: Schools; Girls; Tennis
Downloads: 40
[movies]On board home
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, and John Fife Spencer wearing life jackets on the deck of a ship, with Gertrude Spencer seated nearby. The film also documents members of the Spencer family playing badminton on the ship. [1930?]. Item # MI-50
Keywords: Boats and ships; Passengers
Downloads: 23
[movies]Godfrey's takeoff - Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting airman Albert Earl Godfrey departing from the Royal Canadian Air Force base at Jericho Beach. [1928?]. Item # MI-34
Keywords: Airplanes; Airports
Downloads: 66
[movies]Lost Mine - cam[era rolls] 1-2 [19]93 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Sept. 6, 1993. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-305
Keywords: Lakes and ponds; Helicopters; Mountains--British Columbia; Aerial photographs; Accidents; Hiking
Downloads: 9
[movies]Alaska - Peggy Spencer and Victor Vance Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's vacation in Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Film documents mountains, Sam McGee's Cabin in Whitehorse, Y.T. and the Watson Lake Hotel and Watson Lake Signpost Forest in Watson Lake, Y.T. Film also includes footage of Victor Vance Spencer. [1952?]. Item # MI-90
Keywords: Mountains--Canada
Downloads: 114
[movies]Sailing Races and Cowichan Pictures - Sept. 1 - 2 - 3rd - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber entertaining guests on their private yacht Vencedor. The film shows full-shots of the couple on deck, and two unidentified guests playing the piano, the bass and the guitar on the yacht. There is also footage of racing sailboats. 1934. Item # MI-146
Keywords: Sailboats; Men; Yachts; Musical instruments; Music; Crowds; Flags; Governors general
Downloads: 53
[movies]The Rodeo
Item is an amateur film documenting the Callister Exhibition Park Rodeo of 1944. The film contains footage of riders in events such as steer decorating, wild cow milking, bronk riding, steer riding, bareback riding and wild horse racing. Judge Henry Castillou is featured in the section titled "Ride 'Em Henry." The film also contains background footage of the park's roller coaster. 1944. Item # MI-191
Keywords: Rodeos
Downloads: 148
[movies][Spencer] family
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children and their grandfather R.V. Winch playing at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Hangars of the Royal Canadian Air Force Base are visible. The film also documents a gathering of people and automobiles in a wooded area. An accompanying handwritten note reads "John, Victor, Grandpa at beach" and "Groups of people and old cars (a lot of Chinese people)"...
Keywords: Beaches; Children; Families; Automobiles
Downloads: 56
[movies]Tennis - Greencroft - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a private singles and a private doubles tennis match between unidentified guests of the Hamber family at their residence at 3838 Cypress Street. One of the guests standing in the right corner of the screen is possibly Hon. J. W. Fordham. 1926. Item # MI-133
Keywords: Governors general; Tennis
Downloads: 78
[movies][Spencer family at Vancouver International Airport] - Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family gathered at Vancouver International Airport as Colonel Victor Spencer departs. Film documents Col. Victor Spencer boarding an airliner, as well as Gertrude and Elizabeth Ann Spencer, and Isabell Winch in front of the Administration Building. The film also shows Elizabeth Ann at Aberthau, and John Fife and Elizabeth Ann playing in the snow. [1934?]...
Keywords: Airports; Airplanes; Children
Downloads: 45
[movies]Lost Mine - 2 rolls orig[inal] neg[ative] - Shot [in] early 1970s Slumach - Lost Mine - rolls 1 [and] 2 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[197-]. Film contains early raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-303
Keywords: Hiking; Glaciers; Mountains--British Columbia; Tents; Helicopters; Lakes and ponds
Downloads: 19
[movies]Naval cadet party & Ming - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a naval cadet party attended by Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber on board of their yacht Vencedor. The film also shows footage of an Asian housekeeper playing with a Pekinese dog. 193?. Item # MI-150
Keywords: Waterfalls; Piers; docks and wharves; Yachts; Dogs; Navy; Naval ceremonies; honours and salutes; Automobiles; Motorboats; Celebrations; Servants; Governors general
Downloads: 30
[movies]Everest - Cam[era] rolls 13 to 24 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Oct. 2, 1991. Film is raw footage shot for the documentary "Everest - Climb for hope." Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-323
Keywords: Snow; Hiking; Mountain climbing; Views; Tents; Camping; Birds; Trucks; Domestic animals; Farmers
Downloads: 9
[movies]Tennis - 1926 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a private tennis game; a brief yacht party scene, and Eric Hamber and Mrs. Hamber walking their dog and showing their garden at Greencroft House (3838 Cypress Street) to unidentified guests. 1926. Item # MI-132
Keywords: Dogs; Governors general; Tennis; Yachts; Automobiles; Gardens--Household
Downloads: 123
[movies]Willingdon , - party on Vencedor - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber entertaining Governor-General Lord Willingdon, Vancouver Mayor L. D. Taylor, possibly Lady Willingdon, and several other unidentified guests on their yacht Vencedor. The film also shows footage of sailboats on ocean. 1928. Item # MI-142
Keywords: Yachts; Crowds; Sailboats; Governors general; Vancouver (B.C.)--Mayors; Coast ranges
Downloads: 22
[movies]John and Victor - Gertrude Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Colonel Victor Spencer and children Isabell Louise, Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, John Fife, and possibly Trudean riding bicycles around the grounds of Aberthau. Later footage documents John and Victor Vance Spencer in the Aberthau gardens. A handwritten note in the film box reads "John + Victor. Little guys". [1928?]. Item # MI-36
Keywords: Children; Bicycles
Downloads: 35
[movies]Fire Prevention Week Display - Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
Item is a organizational record film documenting fire safety procedures and a fire safety display for Fire Prevention Week. Shows firefighters doing fire inspections, including one of the Shaughnessy Hospital, and examining fire extinguishers. Also shows the fire safety display with fire apparatus and hazards in the home, as well as an interview with the Fire Chief. 1971-1972. Item # MI-178
Keywords: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department; Firehalls
Downloads: 56
[movies]Very Good - Ducks Riding etc. - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber and an unidentified male companion rowing a boat in wetland and Mr. E. W. with several unidentified female companions riding horses and clearing hurdles at the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. The film also shows footage of a dog catching a game bird, of cattle grazing, as well as images of flocks of wild geese, and chicken and ducks at the farm...
Keywords: Boats and boating; Farms; Ranches; Birds; Chickens; Houses; Rivers; Forests; Trees; Lakes and ponds; Dogs; Rowboats; Hunting; Horses; Horsemanship; Livestock; Horse racing; Women; Governors general; Views
Downloads: 51
[movies]Mike Williams, Leonard Halliday
Item is a documentary film documenting individuals with arthritis doing their daily activities. Film documents a man dressing while sitting in a wheelchair and using a special cane with a hook, and a man standing from a wheelchair and walking up and downstairs with a cane. Film may have been used for educational or instructional purposes. 1955. Item # MI-26
Keywords: Associations; institutions; etc; Medical care
Downloads: 20
[movies]Earlscourt in color - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children and friends playing on the lawn of the family ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film also documents family and workers cleaning the swimming pool. Accompanying note reads, "Earlscourt in color - good 1937". 1937. Item # MI-79
Keywords: Family recreation; Swimming pools--outdoor
Downloads: 61
[movies][Use of milk products]
Item is a documentary film documenting a woman preparing a meal using dairy products and serving the meal to a young boy. Film documents the use of milk, whipping cream, butter, and sour cream. [ca. 1940]. Item # MI-12
Keywords: Food; Dairy
Downloads: 42
[movies]Polo Game for BC Challenge Trophy, June 20, 1928 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting the Vancouver Polo team defeating Douglas Lake 13-4 for BC Challenge Trophy. The film contains footage primarily of the match being played, with Norman Drysdale scoring for the Vancouver Team. It also shows Mrs. E. W. Hamber and Mrs. Kydd presenting the trophy to the victorius team, composed of Norman Drysdale, Colonel R. S. Chaplin, Hon. J. W. Fordham and Eric Hamber...
Keywords: Polo; Athletic fields; Rewards (prizes; etc.); Children; Crowds; Horses; Government officials; Governors general
Downloads: 33
[movies]Mrs. Spencer Paris, Grenoble, Annecy
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer's trip to France with her daughters, Barbara and Diana. Film documents the children playing in a field, as well as mountains, swimming and diving in a lake, and sightseeing by car in Grenoble. [1930?]. Item # MI-48
Keywords: Swimming; Diving; Lakes and ponds
Downloads: 67
[movies]A Study in Black and White : an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980's - Creative House for the City of Vancouver
Item is an organizational record film documenting an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980s, accompanying a report of the same name. The film shows a montage of images relating to Vancouver trade, business, and economy. The film outlines 8 strategic initiatives and 5 supporting activities that were taken from the report created by the Vancouver Economic Advisory Commission. Nov. 7, 1984. Item # MI-129
Keywords: Vancouver (B.C.); Business enterprises
Downloads: 39
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